Wing Drone Delivery in Texas Starts this Week
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Today, Alphabet subsidiary Wing has announced that it will be launching its drone delivery service in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex this Thursday, April 7th. The service – the first of its kind in a major U.S. metropolitan area – will begin by focusing on the City of Frisco and the Town of Little Elm, where it will deliver to thousands of suburban homes.
Wing will be collaborating with Walgreens, with drones staged at a local store in preparation to transport health and wellness products directly to the homes of customers. This undertaking will be the most scalable drone delivery operation in the U.S. so far, seeing Walgreens team members process their own orders and load packages onto drones, with Wing remotely monitoring the delivery.
Wing has also formed additional new partnerships in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and will be carrying out deliveries of ice cream from Blue…